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The Local Restaurant and Bar

38 W Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1403
+1 845-876-2214
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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38 W Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1403
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Let me start out by saying that the food at the Local was fantastic form appetizers to desserts. My issue lies with the manner in which the way we were treated. Immediately after finishing dessert, we were notified by our water that there were other...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the food and our waiter was terrific - careful about allergies and recommendations. Each course was beautifully presented and delicious. A little noisy and the tables are very close together - nonetheless worth it - absolutely need reservations.

Thank KARENSK_12
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent Farm to Table food. Notice a review stating portions small! Who counts their shrimp and scallops!! i am more interested in the quality and creativity and presentation of my food. The Local does not disappoint. Plus the service was very attentive and waiters aim...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A somewhat new restaurant for my husband and I who make at least an annual trip to Rhinebeck. From beginning to end we enjoyed our meal and experience. Great food; great service; great drinks.

Thank TripleAB
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to Local with another couple after hearing that the food is very good. The food did not disappoint, however the portions are VERY small. The scallop dish only had 3 scallops and the swordfish jambalaya was really just a skewer of 5 small...More

Thank Lefty02
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Our experience at The Local was extraordinary. Another find by our 15 year old daughter with a nose for great restaurants. A short block from Route 9W, we stepped off the street onto the sweet porch of a small house. Inside was a surprising hum...More

Thank Philfromphila
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner at the Local-innovative menu, beautifully presented. Lovely setting and, Mark, our server, could not have been more accommodating. Highly recommended.

Thank Ceilidhsmom
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The Saturday night special was fried chicken $24. Mark was our server and did an excellent job explaining how it is prepared. It was excellent. Perhaps the best ever. Nicely plated and crisp, juicy, w crown maple syrup on the side and very tangy cole...More

3  Thank Boxter98
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Dined here over the weekend ...odd layout upstairs...but scored a table for four even though we were two and could sit side by side....so good start.... split an app of grilled fennel bulb with a couple of mussels olive tapenade ....a miss mainly because no...More

2  Thank Denny Q
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We made a reservation several weeks in advance to dine at Local for the 4th of July. We were quite excited with so many fine reviews about their cuisine. We were walking in the town in the late afternoon, passing by we stopped to take...More

2  Thank SheriSR
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Lisa C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 W Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-1403
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rhinebeck
  • Phone Number: +1 845-876-2214
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